Contributed by Andrew Smith, August 2011
|Distribution||Early Eocene, Cuba, Oligocene and Miocene of New Zealand|
|Type||Victoriaster lamberti Sanchez Roig, 1924, p. 16, by original designation.|
|Classification and/or Status||
Kier (1984) revised this genus on the basis of the type species and demonstrated that it had only a peripetalous fasciole. Despite this he argued that it was a Schizasterid that had lost its latero-anal fasciole, like Abatus.
Sanchez Roig, M. 1953. Dos nuevos generos de Equinoides cubanos: Lambertona y Neopatagus. Memorias de la Sociedad Cubana de Historia Natural "Felipe Poey" 21(3), 257-262, pls 27-29.
Kier, P. M. 1984. Fossil spatangoid echinoids of Cuba. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 55, 1-336.